Homelessness Reduction Act intended to commence in April 2018
Minister for Local Government Marcus Jones has written to local authority chief executives setting out the intention to implement the Homelessness Reduction Act in April 2018. Letter also says a draft Homelessness Code of Guidance for consultation will be published in the autumn ahead of publication of the final Code in spring 2018.
The guidance for the HRA is available Homelessness code of guidance for local authorities
And someone has also helpfully compiled a consolidated version in a pdf Homelessness Code of Guidance for Local Authorities (pdf document)